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Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Flintstones Meet The Jetsons: Going Paperless in the Multi-Generational Office

February 16, 2012 |

What does a multi-generational workplace have to do with the human resources department going paperless? More than you might think. Today’s workforce is comprised of four distinct generations – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y, or Millennials, as some refer to the youngest of workers. Survey results vary, but early sources indicated that Traditionalists and Millennials together made up a smaller percentage of the workforce than did Generation Y and Millennials – however, traditionalists’ presence in the workforce was expected to rise by 50 percent between 2002 and 2012. Recent economic turmoil has industry analysts revisiting theories about Traditionalists and Baby Boomers retiring en masse.

Employers benefit tremendously from the kind of multi-generational diversity found in today’s office. They reap the benefits of having the seasoned doyens from the Traditionalist generation as much as they value the expertise of a tech-savvy Millennial. Nevertheless, there are myriad challenges of running an HR department when you … Read More

Top Web Designing Mistakes to Be Avoided For a Successful Online Venture

February 16, 2012 |

Information technology has become much advanced across the globe and most of the countries are making World Wide Web, a mainstream business platform for their companies. However, the software solution providers face many challenges in web designing. Here are some common mistakes that most of the website designers make:

 No Strategy and Plan for a Website

It is the biggest problem of most of the designers that they design a website without making any strategy and plan. As a result, they face many problems. It is quite necessary to have a plan and a clear idea of the website. Targeted audience must be clear before designing the website. By identifying and setting the goals, web designers can make a better and the best website design.

Complex Designs

Many Web designers make complex web designs that are difficult to understand for the … Read More

10 Top Free Websites That Will Make Your Life Easier

February 15, 2012 |

Everyone loves to get something for nothing and it especially wonderful when the something is also extremely useful. We’ve compiled a listing of the 10 top free websites that will you’re your life a whole lot easier: Dial My Calls

If you’re pressed for time and have last minute plans, you can contact everyone easily by phone using this site or using Freebies 365. You can send one group call per day to 25 people or less at absolutely no charge.

Live Mesh

Live Mesh is a useful site that allows you to access, synchronize, and share files with all of your devices. It’s extremely easy to use and allows you access to your files anywhere on the web. It’s powered by Microsoft and completely freebie to use.

Open With

Open With is a reference site providing lists of detailed information about most file extensions and the free programs that can open and create the … Read More

Theme Parks Evolution

February 13, 2012 |

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Theme Parks, whether you enjoy the thrill of being suspended, getting wet, hurtling head first vertically towards the ground, laying on your back whilst plummeting 60mph… there is always something there for you!

The roller coasters residing in these Parks have not always been that fast, shocking or inventive… they obviously had to start from somewhere. Here I will take a look at the development of rollercoasters, from the slowest and slightly rickety; right through to today’s monsters!

The very first true wheeled roller coaster appeared in 1784, St Petersburg, Russia. The rides, built purely out of wood, will snaking tracks and large dips, then made their way to Paris in 1804, where the first roller coaster attraction to the public resided. However there were a few problems, such as the wheels on the cars tended to fall off and the cars didn’t always stop at the end of the tracks! … Read More

5 Top Coupon Apps for Android

February 10, 2012 |

Lately it seems we all want to save money everywhere we can. From items we use every day to big ticket items, it is not uncommon for a consumer to spend hours looking for the best deal or coupons to help pinch pennies. If you are a mobile user however, you have an advantage over the rest of the consumers. Coupon apps have been popping up in handfuls every day. If you are looking for the best deals and use your Android phone for everything, consider these top coupon apps for Android to help you save money.


Coupon Cloud:

The word “cloud” has been sprawled throughout many tech websites; however, this app doesn’t really fall into that category. Nothing about it would actually define it as a cloud app, but that doesn’t mean it’s an app to be overlooked. This app is simple to use, fast to load an offers savings from all … Read More

Server Headers 101

February 9, 2012 |

Do you know that feeling when you click onto a webpage, and instead of what you expect to find you are served two lines of text: “404 error. Page not found?” Well this handy infographic can ease your worries, as well as explaining 6 more of those number that tick away behind the scenes. Check it out (and learn something new today!)

This helpful header responses infographic was produced by the lovely folks at SEOgadget, make sure to take a look at their review of the best wordpress hosting.

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Future Technologies of Digital Signage

February 9, 2012 |

Are you interested in searching for better industry applications that can help you promote your products and services? Technologies are always changing and therefore you should look out for better futuristic technologies that can help you to stay ahead of the competition without spending too much of your capital. There are many business owners that feel that they spend too much on promotions and marketing which actually leads to losses in the business but if you are thinking of turning the tables you need to look out for Digital Signage Expo 2012 which is the world’s largest international trade show.

The expo will be happening in March at the Las Vegas Convention Center and will attract millions of people from around the world who are in business and need to know how they can make use of futuristic digital signage technology for their products and services. The exhibition will have more than 180 exhibitors from … Read More

Leaps in Tech Make Email Marketing More Powerful

February 8, 2012 |

Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Microsoft Kinect are big players in a consumer electronics landscape that is bringing us to the cusp of a future we’ve long courted in films like Minority Report and Blade Runner. As we edge closer to jetpacks and flying cars, advances in mobile technology are bringing about a resurgence of an old yet unforgotten friend.

Email marketing has come back in a big way over the past few years. This can be largely attributed to the mobile tech boom, which turned every pocket into an inbox in a very short period of time.

Email marketing is a solid way for companies, especially small businesses, to keep in touch with customers and build a loyal fan base. The continued ascendance of mobile platforms has made email marketing even more effective since consumers can essentially be reached 24/7 on smartphones.

What are some of the biggest benefits of email marketing?

Customer Lifecycle Engagement

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What A Best Web Design Firm Needs To Have?

February 8, 2012 |

Some say choosing a web design firm for a business is like choosing life partner; there is nothing better and convenient if it works out according to expectations, but then there is nothing worse if turns the other way round. Finding the best web design firm becomes even more critical for today’s businesses because running a business successfully without having a substantial online presence is like swimming against rising tides.

This article is aimed at increasing knowledge of people about some attributes that are greatly helpful in determining the performance of a web design firm in designing their projects. Some of those include:

Judging from the looks

Though many people might raise an eyebrow on the very idea of judging someone by their looks, but the fact of the matter is that those who do not follow this approach tend to … Read More

How Can You Benefit From Cloud Hosting?

February 8, 2012 |

There has been lots of attention given to the basic concept of cloud computing. It is not as complex as it sounds to be. In fact, the real objective of cloud computing is to simplify things to a great extent. The entire cloud server is actually a vast and easily accessible network of number of arenas which are useful for people. In other words, the entire system of cloud server hosting or computing has made some of the crucial systems of the online analysis and information surveys accessible to people who require it. So, one can understand how the cloud hosting facility has made things more economic and even simple for people with different needs. But let’s see more about what the benefits of computing are.

For those, who are practically running their businesses with the aid of websites, there are some big savings on the usual expenses which are incurred usually in analysis. The … Read More

Top 10 Tech Innovations on Cruise Ships

February 6, 2012 |

Sailing to the Caribbean or cruises to the Mediterranean sounds like such an old fashioned, quaint type of holiday, doesn’t it? In fact, most of us probably associate it more with gently sipping cocktails under the stars than with cutting edge technology. Nevertheless, there are some very smart and modern ideas onboard these days.

The Flat Screen Port Hole

As well as saving a lot of valuable space these flat screen TVs have an extra function; that of a port hole. If your cabin is on the inside of the ship then the scenery shown on here will help add to the atmosphere for you.

All the Information You Need

The TV in your cabin also acts as an information and reservation service. Here is where you can find out about excursions and plan your dining.

Videos When You Want Them

There are plenty of things to do on a modern cruise sailing but … Read More

An Introduction to Backing up Data- Online as Well as Offline

February 6, 2012 |

If you check out the meaning of the term back up in technological terms then back up refers to saving or the restoring of data even if the files are deleted due to unusual reasons. There are two types of back up. File backup can be an offline backup and the other is an online backup.

Back up are very important. Among the regular user of the getting files deleted is a common activity, sometimes you accidently delete it or at times viruses attack your useful documents. A loss of hard drive can also cause a fatal attack on your computer. This can be anything; you may be in serious loss of family photos, valuable documents, downloaded music and many more. With the help of back up you can save the content at the other places, and hence protect them. There are several ways of getting them saved. You can save it in CDs, … Read More

8 Must-Have Android Apps for Travelers

February 6, 2012 |

Traveling has never been easier, especially for people who own an Android smart phone. And if you think these modern gadgets are only good to make phone calls, you’re in for a surprise! Provided you’re familiar with the best apps for traveling, you can save much time and energy while out there exploring the world.

In case you don’t know exactly where to start, this post will present you to the 8 Android apps that every traveler should install into their phone. Most of these are free to use, so make sure to open the Android marketplace right away, and you’ll soon realize the true power of your Android.

Skyscanner: for booking flights

Drawing data from a gigantic database of hundreds of airlines and flights, this app allows you to quickly and conveniently look up the best deals and actually book your flights directly from your phone. With Skyscanner at hand, you will feel … Read More